Chefs Paco Ruano and Alonso Presents Creative Mexican Flavors and Fine Caviar at Ojo

Chefs Paco Ruano and Alonso Presents Creative Fusion of Mexican Flavors and Fine Caviar at Ojo - TRAVELINDEXBangkok, Thailand, January 23, 2024 / TRAVELINDEX / In an exclusive collaboration between celebrated Mexican chef Francisco “Paco” Ruano together with chef Alonso Luna Zarate and Parisian caviar house Kaviari, Ojo at The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon is throwing an exclusive caviar-focused five-course dinner on Thursday, 8th February 2024.

Nestled in the heart of Paris, Kaviari is one of the world’s leading caviar houses. With a legacy rooted in the splendor of wild Iranian caviar, the family-run company offer only the best caviar sourced from around the globe. The night will start with a tasting round, where the prized ingredient will be served on its own as caviar bumps or with classic accompaniments. In the five-course dinner that’s to follow, Ojo’s Chef Paco Ruano and Chef Alonso will use Kaviari’s precious pearls to enhance traditional Mexican flavors, each dish paired with Aqua Panna or San Pellegrino water.

The opening set is a duo of Macadamia Tartlet with smoked cream, salsa de uña, Kristal caviar and nasturtium, and Tostada Huevona with A4 wagyu beef tataki, pickled chanterelles, Baeri caviar and chili ponzu. Next, guests will be served an elevated version of Mexican street-food favorite, Sope, made with bluefin tuna, ant eggs, burnt avocado, Oscietra caviar and epazote herb, followed by the delectable Uchepo Young Corn Tamal with stracciatella cheese, fresh cream, salsa roja and Kaviari’s buttery Transmontanus caviar obtained from white sturgeon. Grilled Turbot with atole-dashi sauce, Oscietra caviar and garlic flowers completes the savory part, while Platanos con Crema provides a sweet finale of grilled banana, palm sugar, fresh cream and dried and pressed Kaviari en Barre roe.

The Ojo X Kaviari dinner will take place at Ojo on 8th February from 6.00 pm to 11.00 pm. The price of a five-course set menu is THB 5,500++ per person, including Aqua Panna or San Pellegrino water pairings and a gift of mother-of-pearl caviar spoons from Ojo. Champagne pairing is available at a surcharge.

For more information, please visit To make a reservation, please call +66 2 085 8888

About The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon:
Bangkok’s spirit of innovation and unconventionality made the Thai capital the perfect locale for our Asia flagship, The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon. Located in one of the most iconic buildings in the city, the 155-room hotel is already a landmark. With rooms ranging from 40 sqm to a sprawling 144 sqm penthouse, a terrace pool, fitness center and spa, meetings rooms and a dynamic variety of food, drink and nightlife venues, The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon is a fit for any traveler, at any time of day or night. There’s the Parlor, the hub of the hotel for check-in and out, cocktails, work or lounging, the eclectic and unexpected Tea Room, American steakhouse classics at The Standard Grill, a new craft beer bar, Double Standard and award-winning Chinese cuisine, sparkling ambiance and impeccable wine list by Mott 32, and two remarkable sky-high dining experience from Ojo a Mexican-inspired restaurant directed by one of the finest chefs in Mexico to Sky Beach the highest alfresco rooftop bar in Bangkok.

About Standard International:
Standard International is the parent company of The Standard hotels. Created in 1999, The Standard hotels are known for their pioneering design, taste-making clientele, and unrelenting un-standard-ness. Launched originally in Hollywood, The Standard has now opened properties in marquee locations across the globe including in New York, Miami, London, the Maldives, and Hua Hin, The Standard, Ibiza and the brand’s Asia flagship, The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon. Standard hotels in Lisbon, Milan, Melbourne, Singapore, Dublin and Brussels are under development. The goal of every Standard project—be it a city hotel, a seaside resort, or a rooftop bar—is to defy convention, up the aesthetic stakes, and deliver an experience that only The Standard can. The Standard’s unconventional and playful sensibility combined with careful consideration of design and service details, have established its reputation as a pioneer in hospitality, travel, dining, and nightlife. Standard International also owns a majority stake in the Bunkhouse Group and The Peri hotels.

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